Tuesday, January 19, 2010
We came in for Amaey's Etoposide and Cyclophosphamide. The rains made today feel kinda dreary and cynical.
We dropped Arjun to school and drove to the hospital. After the blood test we had to wait for an hour for the results. Results were good and he was good for chemo. Around 11:30am they started his chemo and around 2pm after completing both the chemos they started a 1hr flush. Suddenly Amaey had the chills so I went and call the nurses and then there seemed like an emergency in our room. All hands on deck, Amaey shivering like crazy and a weird sinking feeling.
They need us to stay for 48hrs in the hospital. They need to do cultures and start him on antibiotics to rule out infections. They want to see what is causing this because this chemo would not give such a reaction. Also the reaction started an hour after the main chemo was given.
Amaey is knocked out from Benadryl right now and as soon as they have a room we will move in.